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D. D. S. ,and at the Baltimore College of Dental
Surgery in 1877-78. He was twice elected President
of the Utica Trades Assembly ; was Master Warden
of Veteran Assembly, No. 1833, K. of L.,in 1883;
and was a delegate from that organization to the
State Labor Convention held August 11-13, 1884. He
was elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 22, his
opponents being T. J.Griffiths (Dem.) and George
L. Paddock (Pro.) The Republican and Labor Re-
form pluraUty in 1883 was 523. Mr. S. was placed in
nomination by a convention composed of 168 dele-
gates from twenty-two labor organizations, and was
indorsed by the Republican convention held two
days later.

2d District. (City of Rome, and towns of Augusta,
Kirkland,Marshall,Sangerfleld.Vernon, Verona, West-
moreland and Whitestown.) LEWIS B. SHERMAN
(Dem. and Labor), of Rome. Mr. S. was born at
Lowell, Oneida county, August 14, 1831. His parents
were both born at Clinton, Oneida county. N. Y.
His grandfather settled at Clinton when 12 log houses
comi)rised the entire village. He was educated at
the district schools of Lowell, and Falley Seminary,
Fulton, N. Y. He has been at various tiroes en-
gaged in farming, coal-mining and boating ; and is
now a boat-builder and repairer. He has always
been a Democrat ; has been Inspector of Election
for several years ; was Collector of the City of Rome,
1877-'79 ; and was elected to the Assembly by a plu-
rality of 345, his opponents being George P. Nock
(Rep. ), and James jG. Ensign (Pro.) The Demo-
cratic plurality in 1883 was 148. Mr. S. was nomi-
nated and.supported by the Labor Unions of the dis-
trict.

2d District. (1st and 2d wards of Utica, and
towns of Annsville, Ava, Boonvilte, Camden, Deer-
field, Florence, Floyd, Forestport, Lee, Marcy, Rem-
sen, Steuben, Trenton, Vienna and Western.) T.
JAMES OWENS (Rep.), of Steuben. Mr. O. was
born at Trenton, Oneida county, September .30, 1846,
of Welsh parentage; educated at district schools,
Whitestown Seminary and Ann Arbor (Mich.) Col-
lege. He left home at the age of 17, and worked on
a farm summers and attended school winters. He
taught school two years, when he commenced the
study of medicine at the age of 24, graduated from
Bellevue Medical College in 1873, and has since prac-
ticed the medical profession. He has alwas been a
Republican, and was elected TownClerk of Steuben in
1880 and 1881, and Supervisor in 1882 and 1883, by lai'ge
majorities. He was a member of the last House,
serving as Chairman of the Committee on Two- thirds
and Three-fifths Bills, and member of Railroads,
Public Health and Expenditures of the House ; and
was re-elected by a plurality of 66. his opponents be-
ing S. Mason Smith (Dem.) and Evan D. Williams
(Pro.) His plurality in 1883 was .533. Mr. 0. is the
first member ever re-elected In the district. The elec-
tion last fall was very hotly contested, the Prohibi-
tionists making a strong eflbrt to defeat Mr. Owens.



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Onondaga Coanty.

Population, in 1865, 93,332 ; in 1875, 113,223.

1st District. (1st, 3d and 4th wards of Syracuse,
and towns of Camillas, Cicero, Clay, Geddes, Lysan-
der and Van Buren.) WALLACE TAPPAN(Rep.),
of Baldwius\alle. Mr. T. was born at Van Buren,
Onondaga county, ]M.Y.,July 18, 1829, of English,
Holland-Dutch and Scotch-Irish descent ; educated
at the common and select schools of Van Buren and
Baldwinsville Academy, He attended, at the Agricul-
tural College in Albanj^N. Y., in 1852, a course of sci-
entific lectures, etc; being intended for the profession
of civil engineer, which he never practiced. He was
formerly a farmer ; is now a merchant ; afid has
been a contributor to the press since 1849. He has
always been a Republican; was Loan Commissioner,
1860, '61 ; State Committeeman, 1871 ; President of the
Village of Baldwinsville, 1871, '72; Director First
National Bank, 1864, '69; and was elected to the
Assembly by a plurality of 1,086, his opponents be-
ing William Kirkpatrick (Dem.) and J. C. B. Wal-
lace (Pro.) The Republican plurality in 1883 was
702.

2d District. (5th and 6th wards of Syracuse, and
towns of Elbi-idge, Lafayette, Marcellus, Onondaga,
Otisco, Skaneateles, Spafford and TuUy.) FRANCIS
nENDRICKS(Rep.), of Syracuse. Mr. H. was born
in Kingston, Ulster county, November 23, 1834 ; edu-
cated at common schools and Albany Academy ; is a
merchant ; was a member of the Board of Fire Com-
missioners ot Syracuse, 1877, 78, and Mayor of Syra-
cuse, 18S0, '81. He was a member of the last Assem-
bly, serving as Chairman of the Committee on State
Charitable Institutions and member of Cities and
Indian Affairs ; and was re-elected by a plurality of
1,339, his opponents being Robert E. Dorchester
(Dem.) and Fulton (Pro.) His plurality in 1883
was 372.

2d District. (2d, 7th and 8th wards of Syracuse,
and towns of DeWitt, Fabius. Manlius, Pompey and
Salina;) CONRAD SHOEMAKER (Rep.), of Man-
hus Station. Mr. S. was born at Manlius Station,
October 14, 1833. His maternal grandfather was a
German Lutheran minister and preached the first
sermon in Herkimer county ; his grandmother was a
niece offJeneral Herkimer, Mr. S. was educated in
the district schools at Manlius Station; was form-
erly a railroad contractor, and is now a farmer. He
was originally a Whig, but united with the Republi-
can party at its formation; was a member of As-
sembly in 1864, and in 1884, serving in the latter year
as Chairman of the Committee on Manufacture of
Salt and member of Canals and Two-thirds and
Three-fifths Bills. He was elected to the present
House by a majority of 1.477 over George W. Gray
(Dem.) His plurality in 1883 was 846.

Ontario Count j.

Population, in 1865, 40,240; in 1875, 47,730.

JOHN RAINES (Rep. ), of Canandaigua. Mr. R.
was born at Canandaigua, May 6, 1840. His father
was born in England and his mother in Canandai-
gua. He is a brother of Thomas Raines, who was
State Treasurer two terms, and of George Raines,
who was Senator from the Monroe district in 1878,
'79. He was educated in common schools and is a
graduate of the Law Department of the Albany Uni-
versity, class of 1861. He was formerly a school
teacher, and is now an insurance agent and lawyer.
He commenced the practice of la\T in Geneva soon
after graduating, but in the fall of 1861 he raised a
company of volunteers and was commissioned Cap-
tain of Company G, 85th N. Y. Vols. He served in
tht' Army of the Potomac and in North Carolina un-
til July, 1863, when lie returned to Geneva and re-
sumed the practice of law. «e removed to Canan-
daigua, 1867. He has been a Republican since 1S60,
and active in every campaign; has been Clerk of
School District No. llin Canandaigua, the last six
years; member of Assembly in ISSl, serving on
General Laws, Internal Affairs and State Charitable



Institutions ; in 1882, serving on Insurance and
State Prisons ; and was elected to the present House
by a plurality of 686, his opponents being Nathan
Oakes(Dem. ) and Hiram Ladd (Pro.) The Demo-
cratic plurality in 1883 was 241 ; Mr. R.'s plurality in
1881 was 1, 255, and in 1830 it was 1,033.

Orange County.

Population, in 1865, 62,464 ; in 1875, 85,252.

1st District. (Towns of Blooming Grove, Corn-
wall, Highland, Monroe, Montgomery, Newburgh,
Newburgh City and New Windsor,) SAMUEL L.
CARLISLE (Rep.), of Newburgh. Mr. C. was
born in Newburgh June 30, 1832 ; educated in New-
burgh High School and Academy; is a manufac-
turer; has been secretary of the Bushwick Savings
Bank for several years ; has always been a Renubli-
can ; was a member of the Republican State "Com-
mittee from the Fourth Congressional District in
1872 ; and was elected to the Assembly by a plurality
of 352, his opponents being J. C^hauncey Odell
(Dem.), who was elected to tbe last Assembly by a
plurality of 356, and James S. Eaton (Pro.)

2d District. (Towns of Chester, Crawford, Deer-
park, Goshen, Greenville, Hamptonburg, Minisink,
Mount Hope, Wallkill, Warwick and Wawayanda. )
GEORGE W. GREENE (Dem.), of Goshen. Mr.
G. was born in the town of Minisink, July 14, 1833;
and educated in the common schools and University
of Pennsylvania. He has been a farmer's boy, teacher
and editor, and is now a lawyer. During the war
he was known as a War Democrat ; he has been Spe-
cial County Judge, and was a candidate for member
of the 41st Congress, to which he was declared
elected, but his seat was successfully contested by
his Republican opponent, Gen. C. H. Van Wyck,
now U. S. Senator from Nebraska, He was e'ected
to the Assembly by a plurality of 723, his opponents
being Hiram A. Pooler (Rep.), Sylvester Near (Pro.)
and BenJ. S. Warner (Gr.) The Democratic malority
in 1883 was 4,442.

Orleans County.

Population, in 1865, 28,603 ; in 1875, 29,978.

J. MARSHALL DIBBLE (Rep.), of Hindsburgh.
Mr. D. was born at Gaines, Orleans count v, Novem-
ber 25, 1848. His parents were natives of Granby
Conn. He was educated at Albion, N. Y., in the
Transit School and Albion Academy; is a farmer
and dealer in green fruits; has held several town
offices ; was a member of the last House, serving on
the Committees on Internal Affairs, Claims, and
State Charitable Institutions ; and was re-elected by
a plurality of 939, his opponents being Allen P. Scott
(Dem. ) and George Bullard (Pro.) His plurality in
1883 was 88.

Oswego County.

Population, in 1865, 76,200; in 1875, 78,615.

1st District. (City of Oswego, and towns of
Granby, Hannibal, New Haven, Oswego, Scriba and
Volney.) HENRY C. HOWE (Rep.), of Fulton.
Mr. H. was born in the town of Granby, Oswego
county, August 23, 1832. He attended the common
schools of Granby until 1848 ; Faliey Seminary, Ful-
ton, two terms ; Seneca Falls Academy, from the
spi-ing of 1852 to the fall of 1854; and Hamilton
College, 1854-58, when he graduated. He was a
farmer until the age of 21, and has been a lawyer
since his graduation. He was a Whig until the for-
mation of the Republican Party, at which he as-
sisted, and has since belonged to that organizai ion •
was Supervisor of Volney, 1866, '67 ; 1869, 7o, being
Chairman of the Board in 1869 and '70, and was
elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 584, his op-
ponents being Willard Johnson (Dem.) and Ovid V.
Taft (Pro. ) The Republican majority in 1883 was 9.

2d District. (Towns of Albion, Amboy, Boylston,
Constautia, Hastings. Mexico. Orwell, Palermo, Par-
ish, Redfield, Richland, Sandy Creek, Schroeppel,



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West Monroe and Williamstown.) GOUVERNEUR
M. SWEET (Rep.), of Phoenix. Mr. S. was born
in Claj', Onondaga county, August 7, 1822. His
grandfather, Caleb Sweet, was Surgeon of the 1st N.
Y. Regiment during the Revolutionary war, and
member of the Society oT the Cincinnati. His ma-
ternal ancestors were of the old Rogers family of
Massachusetts. Mr. S. was educated in the district
schools, Mexico Academy and Falley Seminary,
Oswego county, in 1843; was formerly a merchant,
and is now engaged in agriculture and manufactur-
ing ; was originally a Whig, but has been a Repub-
lican since 1856. He was a member of the last As-
sembly, serving on the Committees on Canals, Agri-
culture, and Villages ; and was re-elected by a ma-
jority of 553, his opponent being Don C. Bishop
(Dem.) His plurality in 1883 was 893, against Demo-
cratic and Prohibition opponents.

Otsego County.

Population, in 1865, 45,616 ; in 1875, 49,815.

1st District. (Towns of Cherry Valley, Decatur,
Exeter, Maryland, Middlefleld, Otsego, Plainfield,
Richfield, Rosehoom, Springfield, Westford and Wor-
cester. ) WILLIAM CARYL ELY (Dem.), of East
Worcester, Mr. E. was born at Middlefield, Otsego
county, February 25, 1S56. His father, Wm. H. Ely,
was a member of Assembly, 1874, '75, and his grand-
father. Dr. Samuel Ely, was a member of Assembly
in 1836, State Senator, 1840-'43, and President of the
New York State Medical Society in 1840. Ilis ma-
ternal grandfather, Leonard Caryl, was a member of
Assembly in 1842. He was educated at various
academies and at Cornell University, class of 1878 ;
studied law with J. B. Holmes, at East Worcester ;
admitted as an attorney and counselor at Saratoga
in September, 1882, and is now engaged in the practice
of his profession. He was a delegate to the Syracuse
Convention in,1879 ; clerk of the Otsego County Board
of Supervisors, 1880,'Sl, and Supervisor of Worcester,
1882, '83. He was a member of Assembly in 1883,
serving as Chairman of the Committee on Petitions
of Aliens, and member of Railroads, Privileges and
Elections and Charitable and Religious Societies ; in
1884, serving on Railroads, Charitable and ReUgious
Societies. Federal Relations, Sub-Committee of the
Whole and Special Committee to investigate the
Western House of Refuge ; and was re-elected by a
plurality of 436, his opponents being Fayette L. Gil-
bert (Rep.), George Clark (Gr.) and Andrew N. Todd
(Pro. ) His plurality in 1883 was 632 and in 1882, 401.

2d District. (Towns of Burlington, Butternuts,
Edmeston, Hartwick, Laui'ens, Mllford, Morris, New
Lisbon, Oneonta, Otego, Pittsfleld and Unadilla.)
FRANK B. ARNOLD (Rep.), of Unadilla. Mr. A.
was born in Clare county, Ireland, March 29,1839;
educated at Gilbertsville, N.Y., Academy and Hamil-
ton Ctollege ; is a lawyer ; and has been Supervisor of
Unadilla since 1879, being Chairman of the Board
in 1881. He was elected to the Assembly by a plu-
rality of 418, his opponents being Abram S. Seeber
(Dem.) and Andrew N. Todd (Pro.) The Democratic
plurality in 1883 was 61.

Putnam County.

Population, in 1865, 14,845 ; in 1875, 15,811.

ROBERT ARMSTRONG LIVINGSTON (Rep.),
of Garrisons (and 4 and 6 Warren street. New York
city). Mr. L. was born in New York city, February
6, 1854, being a descendant of the old Livingston
Manor House family ; educated at Grammar School
No. 35, New York, and by private tutors, graduating
from Columbia College in 1876, and Columbia College
Law School, 1878. He has received three degrees
(A. B. , LL. B. and M. A. ) ; is a lawyer, of the firm
of Livingston & Olcott ; was a member of Assembly
in 1882, serving on the Committees on Judiciary,
Banks and State Charitable Institutions. He w.^s
elected to the present Assembly by a majority of 616
over William H. Haldane (Dem.) His majority in
1881 was 110, and the Republican majority in 1883
was 794.



Queens County.

Population, in 1865, 59,967 ; in 1875, 84,131.

1st District. (Towns of Flushing, North Hemp-
stead and Oyster Bay.) LOUIS KOSSUTH CHURCH
(Dem.), of Hicksville. Mr. C. was born in Brooklyn,
December 11, 1846. His ancestors, Capt. Samuel
Church and Colonel Timothy Church, served in the
Revolutionary army, the latter rendering important
service to the State during the Vermont troubles.
His father, Rodney S. Church, late of Brooklyn,
achieved prominence as a lawyer. Mr. Church was
educated at the public schools and Hudson River
Institute, at Claverack, N. Y. ; is a lawyer; has
traveled extensively in the west : has always been a
Democrat ; was a member of Assembly in 1883, serv-
ing on the Committees on Internal Affairs, Villages
and Public Lands ; and in 1884, serving on Insurance,
Public Education, Engrossed Bills, and the Special
Armory Investigating Committee. He was elected
to the present House by a majority of 3,249 over
Howard A. Sperry (Rep.) He was elected in 1883
without opposition, and his majority in 1882 was
1,189.

2d District. (Towns of Hempstead, Jamaica,
Long Island City and Newtown.) THOMAS ALLEN
SMITH (Rep.), of Freeport. Mr. S. was born at
Merrick, Queens county, N. Y., June 10, 1837; his
father, Daniel Smith, now 91 years old, was a soldier
in the War of 1812. His mother is now 84 years of
age ; they, with 14 children, were all living at the
same time, forseven years. There are now living
five generations of Mr. S.'s family. He was edu-
cated in the common schools of the town of Hemp-
stead; is a paper manufacturer by trade, and is a
hotel keeper, but at present is out of business. He
was elected to the Assembly by a plurality of 168,
his opponents being Edward A. Darragh (Dem.) and
Geo. S. Crawford (Gr.) Mr. Darragh was elected to
the last House by a plurality of 1,072, Mr. Smith be-
ing one of the defeated candidates. The Republi-'
cans do not usually carry this district in a Presiden-
tial year.

Bensselaer County.

Population, in 1865, 88,210 ; in 1875, 105.053.

1st District. (1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, :7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
and 11th wards of the city of Troy.) JAMES P.
HOOLEY (Uem. and Lab. Ref.), of Troy. Mr. H.
was born at Port Chester, Conn., July 12, 1865 ; edu-
cated in the public schools of Troy ; was formerly a
moulder with Burdett, Smith & Co. , and is now a
law student. He was a member of the last Assem-
bly, serving on the Committees on Public Printing
and Public Health; and was re-elected by a plural-
ity of 670, his opponents being Edward H. G. Clark
(Rep.) James R. Piatt (Gr. ) and Daniel Fischel
(Pro.) Mr. H. was prominf-nt in assisting in the
passage of all labor bills. His majority in 1883 was
2,201.

2d District. (5th and 13th wards of the city of
Troy, and towns of Brunswick, Grafton, Hoosick,
Lansingburgh, Petersburgh, Pittstown and Schagh-
ticoke.) EUGENE L. DEMERS (Rep.), of Lan-
singburgh. Mr. D. was born in Troy, N. Y. , August
24,1842; educated in the common schools of Troy;
was formerly a printer, and is now a retail grocer
He entered the military service, August 27, 1862, as
private in the 125th Regiment, N. Y. Vols., and was
discharged June 7, 1863, by reason of the loss of a leg
at the battle of Gettysburg. He has always been a
Republican ; was Doorkeeper of the Assembly, 1880-
'81 ; has been Trustee of the village of Lansingburgh
for the past 9 years ; and was elected to the Assem-
bly by a plurality of 2,606, his opponents being Na-
thaniel Cottrell (Dem.) and George Scott (Pro.)
The Republican candidate in 1882, S- D. Locke, was
elected without, opposition. Mr. D. was nominated
by the Workingmen and indorsed by the Republi-
licans ; he received the largest plurality ever given
in the district, while the candidate for School Com-
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3d District. (6th and 12th wards of the city of
Troy, and towns of Berlin, East Greenbush, Green-
bush, Nassau, North Greenbush, Poestenkill, Sand
Lake. Schodack and Stephentown.) CHARLES C.
LODEWICK (Dem.), of Greenbush. Mr. L. was
born at Schodack, N. Y., December 24, 1847;
educated at the Classical Institute, Albany, and
Geneva Academy ; and is a rye flour Tuiller and grain
dealer. He was aide-de-camp, with rank of Colonel,
on the staff of Governor Robinson ; member of the
Democratic State Committee and its Executive Com-
mittee, 1881, '82 ; and was elected to the Assembly by
a plurality of 619, his opponents being Frederick A.
Aiken (Rep,), John Lemley (Pro.), and Wm. Hart-
nett (Gr.) The Democratic majority in 1883 was
,725.

Richmond County.

Population, in 1865, 28,209 ; in 1875, 35,241,

MICHAEL S. TYNAN (Rep.), of Stapleton. Mr.
T. was born in England, March 22, 1835 ; educated
in the public schools ; was formerly engaged in mill-
ing and coal business, and is now a merchant. He
was Commodore of the Stapleton Yacht Club during
Us existence of five years. He has always been a
Republican, was President of the village of Edge-
water, 1878-'S4 ; and school trustee 12 years. He was
elected to the Assembly by a majority of 849, over
Edward A. Moore (Dem.), who was elected to the
last House by a majority of 890. This county gave
Cleveland 1,971 majority,

Rockland County.

Population, in 1865, 20,788 ; in 1875, 29,951.

JOHN W. FELTER (Dem. ). of Haverslraw, Mr.
F. was born at Haverstraw, August 22,1843; edu-
cated at common schools ; was formerly a farmer;
is at present a brick manufacturer; was five years
Town Assessor ; three years Commissioner of High-
ways ; four years Supervisor. He was a member of
the' last House, serving on the Committees on Vil-
lages, Civil Divisions and Two-thirds and Three-fifths
Bills; and was re-elected by a plurality of 1.52, his
opponents being Alonzo Bedell (Rep. ) and S. L,
Baldwin (Pro.) His majority in 1883 was 7, Mr.
Bedell being his opponent.

St. Lawrence County.

Population, in 1865, 80,994 ; in 1875, 84,124.

1st District. (Towns of DeKalb, De Peyster. Fine,
Fowler, Gouverneur, Hammond, Macomb, Morris-
town, Oswegatchie, Pitcairn, Rossie and Ogdens-
burghclty.) NEWTON MARTIN CURTIS (Rep. ),
of Ogdensburgh. Mr. C. was born at De Peyster,
St. Lawrence counU', May 21, 1835; and educated at
common schools £md Gouverneur Wesleyan Sem-
inary. 1854-'55. He enrolled and commenced the or-
ganization of a company. April 14, 1861; was Com-
missioned Captain 16th N. Y. S Infantry, May 7,
1861; Lieut. -Col. 142d N.Y. Infantry, October 4, 1862;
and Col. 142d N. Y. Infantry, Jan. 21, 1868; assigned
to command of 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 10th Army
Corps at Cold Harbor, June 10. \9&\,vice Drake, killed
in action; assigned to command of 1st Brigade, 2d
Division, 10th Army Corps, June 25, 1864 ; appointed
Brigadier-General by brevet "for distinguished
services," to rank from October 28, 1864 ; assigned
to duty under this brevet rank, Jan. 4. 1866 : ap-
pointed in the field, Jan. 16, 1865, Provisional Brig.-
Gen. U. S. Vols, "for gallant services in the capture
of Fort Fisher, North Carolina; to rank from Jan.
15, 1865 ; appointed Major-General by brevet, U. S,
Vols. " for gallant and meritorious services," at cap-
ture of Fort Fisher, to rank from March 13, 1865, and
assigned to duty April 20, 1865 ; assigned to duty as
Chief of Staff to Gen. E. 0. C. Ord. commanding
army of the James, Department of Virginia and
North Carolina, April 15, 1865, headquarters at Rich-
mond, Va.; assigned to command of southwestern
Virginia< July 1. 1865, with headquarters at Lynch-
buru, Va. , which was relinquished on being honor-
ably mustered out Jan. 15, 1866. He served with
McDowell's Army, 1861 ; Army of the Potomac, 1861



and 1862; Dix's Army, Army of the Potomac, and
Department of the South, 1863 ; Army of the James
and Potomac, 1864. In the session of 1865 he re-
ceived the thanks of the Legislature for himself and
command for st-rvices rendered in the capture of
Fort Fisher, Jan. 15, 1865. He was appointed Col-
lector of Customs, District of O.swegatchie, N. Y.,
August 14, 1866, and served until March 4,1867; he
was appointed Special Agent U. S. Treasury, March
4, 1867, from which he resigned in 1880 ; he was Presi-
dent of the St. Lawrence County Agricultural So-
ciety, 1874 to 1878 ; President of the State Agricultural
Society, 1880 ; and Trustee and Secretary of the
Board of Control of the New York Agricultural Ex-
periment Station from its organization in 1880. He
voted for the Democratic ticket from his majority
until 1860, when he voted for Breckinridge ; was
Democratic candidate(for Assembly in the 1st district
of St. Lawrence county in 1860 ; and was Postmaster
of De Peyster from March 3, 1857. until July. 1861.
He was a member of the last Assembly, serving on
the Committees on Roads and Bridges, Militia and
Agriculture, being Chairman of the latter ; and was
re-elected by a majority of 2,542, over William
Wheeler (Dem.) His plurality in 1883 was 1,967.
Mr. C. was Chairman of the Special Committee to
investigate Armories.

2d District. (Towns of Canton, Colton, Edwards,
Hermon, Lisbon, Madrid, Norfolk, Pierpont, Russell
and Waddington.) ANDREW TUCK (Rep.), of
Flackville, Mr. T, was born at Lisbon, N. Y. , No-
vember 9, 1833, and educated in the common schools
and Ogdensburgh Academy. In early life he worked
on a farm in Sumner and taught school in the
village of Ogdensburgh during the winters of 1862. '63.
He read law in the office of Morris St Vary till 1865,
for personal information, having no idea of ever
practicing. In 1865, he returned to farming, which
he has since followed. He cast his firbt presidential
vote for John C. Fremont, and took an active part
in the election ; was Supervisor of Lisbon, 1872-77 ;
Loan Commissioner, U. S. Deposit Fund, 18S2-'84 :
and was elected to the Assembly by a majority of
2,577 over John P. Gage (Dem.) The Republican
plurality in 1883 was 1,245. Mr. T. was indorsed by
the Prohibitionists.

3d District. (Townsof Brasher, Hopkinton, Law-
rence, Louisville, Massena, Parish ville, Potsdam and
Stockholm.) GEORGE Z. ERWIN (Rep.), of Pots-
dam, Mr. E. was born at Madrid, St. Lawrence
county, January 15, 1840 ; educated at St. Lawrence
Academy, Potsdam and Middlebury (Vt. ) College,



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